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When you use a source (a book, a website, an encyclopedia, etc.) and use
  • someone's words
  • someone's ideas or opinions
  • facts that are not common knowledge
  • pictures or images
in a paper or presentation, you must cite the source--give credit where credit is due.  You cite to give credit to the work and ideas of others and to avoid plagiarism.

Jefferson Bibliography Worksheets can be
downloaded here.
Jefferson Notetaking Sheets can be downloaded here.
  • Remember the 3 Bs of notetaking:
    • Use Bullets
    • Be Brief
    • By You
Taking Purposeful Notes information can be downloaded here.

APA Bibliography Guide -- Science Fair Project bibliographies must be done using APA format, especially for students participating in VJAS.
MLA Citation Guide
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Last Modified on September 29, 2015